• Dream—and do big things

    Dream—and do big things

    Celebrating 50 years of women—with Mary Frances Callan '65, M.A. '67, an educator among the first class of women, and Brandi Chastain '91, a soccer star who scored the penalty shot heard ’round the world.

  • Tragic, beautiful, and true

    Tragic, beautiful, and true

    With a performance epic but simple, remembering the Virginia Tech shootings by honoring the lives well-lived—and not just their loss.

  • Writer Eric Goodman on campus April 17

    Writer Eric Goodman on campus April 17

    Author of the new novel Twelfth and Race read fiction — and promised some vintage television writing.

  • An insider’s view of the NFL

    An insider’s view of the NFL

    Mike Pereira '72, analyst for FOX Sports, gave a wide-ranging talk on campus, in which he shared his expertise on the gridiron and told his personal story.

  • Pedal faster

    Pedal faster

    New shows at the de Saisset Museum opened Apr. 12 — with a panel on Clunkers to MTBs: the evolution of the mountain bike.

  • How to nail a dictator

    How to nail a dictator

    The 2012 Alexander Law Prize honors Spanish human rights advocate and attorney Almudena Bernabeu, who has spent 15 years pursuing justice for victims across Latin America, Africa, and the world.

  • Education and Unbelief: the Santorum Debate

    Education and Unbelief: the Santorum Debate

    Do students lose their faith while in college? Or is our concept of what faith is too brittle?

  • A colorful Holi Day

    A colorful Holi Day

    Riot of color? Sort of. It's Santa Clara's observance of the Hindu spring festival of Holi, which means lots of powdered paint, lots of fun, and polychromatic students galore.

  • Belotti's 2012 economic forecast

    Belotti's 2012 economic forecast

    Mario Belotti makes his annual economic forecast. 2012 just might be a little sunnier.

  • Good Samaritans save community college football program

    Good Samaritans save community college football program

    A selfless act by Albert "Rocky" Pimentel '77 reminds us of the importance of helping people who first help themselves.

Spring 2014

Table of contents

Features

Radiant house

Building a house for the 2013 Solar Decathlon. That, and changing the world.

Américas cuisine

Telling a delicious tale of food and family with chef David Cordúa ’04.

Lessons from the field

Taut and tranquil moments in Afghanistan—an essay in words and images.

Mission Matters

Carried with compassion

The Dalai Lama’s first visit to Santa Clara.

Farther afield

Building safer houses in Ecuador. Research on capuchin monkeys in Costa Rica. Helping empower girls in The Gambia. And this is just the beginning for the Johnson Scholars Program.

What connects us

The annual State of the University address, including some fabulous news for the arts and humanities. And the announcement of Santa Clara 2020, a new vision for the University.